Lapwing, photograph taken at Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, UK.

Camera used: Canon EOS 7D
Lens used: Sigma 300-800mm f5.6 EX DG APO HSM
Shooting Information:
Shot in- RAW
Shutter Speed – 1/1600
Aperture Value – F9
ISO – 400
Focal Length 731mm

Software Used:
Canon Digital Photo Professional
Adobe Light Room/Photoshop

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Age 46 living in Gloucestershire, UK. I have a love for wildlife and an interest in photography, I try and bring these two elements together in the production of my images. I hope you enjoy. Mark.
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  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesalmost 2 years ago

  • Jacqueline van Zetten
    Jacqueline van...almost 2 years ago

    Great colours and details! Love this one!

  • Thank you very much Jackie.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Gail Falcon
    Gail Falconalmost 2 years ago


  • Many thanks Gail.

    – Mark Hughes

  • John44
    John44almost 2 years ago

    Nice shot Mark

  • Cheers John.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 2 years ago

    Lovely capture Mark :)

  • Thank you kindly Carol.

    – Mark Hughes

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 2 years ago

    beautiful bird, reminds me of a killdeer all jazzed up :)

  • Thanks Larry, love these guys.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...almost 2 years ago

    Lovely capture, Mark – I hadn’t realized that they were so colourful – Mattie

  • They are beautiful Mattie, many thanks for your comments, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • peaky40
    peaky40almost 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture Mark, love the colours of the Lapwing!!

  • They are beautiful birds Roy, many thanks, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • snapdecisions
    snapdecisionsalmost 2 years ago


  • Thank you very much Trev, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Country  Pursuits
    Country Pursuitsalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture Mark. A rare sight these days.

  • Thanks very much Richard. All the best, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

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